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  • Fashion + Style

    Beauty Trend: Matte Skin

    What: Buh-bye shimmer and shine. Welcome matte makeup! What the experts say: According to the December 2007 issue of Allure magazine, a more sophisticated 40s-inspired matte makeup trend is catching on. “This isn’t a heavy matte look that erases the features, though,” says makeup artist, Dick Page. “Everything is applied with a light hand so [...] Read More

    December 29, 2007 by TBF

  • Beauty

    Beauty Advice: Tips for Deep Set Eyes

    Dear Budget Fashionista,  I have very deep-set eyes. What are some are tricks I can use to bring them out? Answer: To bring out deep-set eyes, apply eyeliner on both the lower and upper lash lines, making sure to smudge and soften the line. Apply a lighter shade of eye shadow from the eyelash to [...] Read More

    December 28, 2007 by TBF

  • Guide to Decorating Your Home on a Budget

    DIY: Stick Letters

    This idea is living proof that you can find inspiration in the most unlikely places. I have no kids, but I was browsing the Lauren Alexandra store in Kansas City and fell upon this cute idea. They had a child’s name spelled out in these hand-crafted stick letters. The sticks were held together with hot [...] Read More

    December 28, 2007 by LyzL

  • Advice

    The Best Places to Find Smaller Shoe Sizes

    Dear Budget Fashionista, I wear a size 5 in shoes. Where is the best place to find reasonably priced smaller size shoes? [...] Read More

    December 28, 2007 by Kathryn

  • Fashion + Style

    Cheap Holiday Dress: Isaac Mizrahi for Target Cowl-Neck Dress

    The Lowdown: If you are still looking for a New Years Eve outfit, this number from Isaac Mizrahi at Target is a non brainer. 100% silk full-length dress for less than $70? Who’s it for: Those heading to a formal party, fashionistas a bit on the pasty side, folks who don’t shave their legs in [...] Read More

    December 28, 2007 by TBF